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sheath·ing

(shē'dhing),
Matter or tissue that covers in the manner of a sheath, overlying tube, or scabbard.
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What if I have a vapor permeable sheathing such as gypsum board?
AdvanTech's innovative Zip System is a revolutionary exterior sheathing system that has been proven to help improve a home's comfort, energy efficiency, and overall build quality.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (NYSE:LPX) stated on Wednesday that it broke ground on a project that will add a FlameBlock Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing line at its Clarke County, Alabama oriented strand board (OSB) mill.
If our hunch is correct, joints in the sheathing will correspond with the moisture, and the sheathing will be damp.
A partially sheathed house has plywood, OSB, or other structural sheathing just in some areas, while a fully sheathed house has structural sheathing over the entire exterior.
For starters, the International Residential Code now requires a self-adhesive waterproofing membrane applied directly to the sheathing for the first 3 feet of the roof, which then requires cobbling together a ramp to bridge the bump between the membrane and the existing shingles.
LP FlameBlock Sheathing offers structural performance and fire resistance in one panel.
370 m thermal insulation for pipeline dn12-65 made of alu-sheathed mineral wool with sheet metal sheathing including fittings, Moldings, Diaphragms and reducers, As well as aluminum tape and wire - approx.
According to AAMA and WDMA, a ROESE is necessary when a flanged window is installed with walls sheathed with exterior continuous insulation-insulating sheathing--most typically foam plastic insulating sheathing.
Sheathing wrap above the metal plate should lap over the plate while sheathing wrap below it should be slipped beneath.
A knife works best for stripping sheathing from cords.
TechShield[R] sheathing, with its thin, laminated aluminum layer prevents up to 97% of the radiant heat in the panel from radiating into the attic, reducing attic temperatures and air conditioning energy use in summer months.